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Title: World Ceramics An Illustrated History

Author: Robert J. Charleston

Condition: Nice collector condition

Notes: This large book covers the full timeline of the evolution of pottery from the ancient world, to the Far East, Europe with it's lead, salt and tin glazes, European porcelain, Staffordshire and the rise of Industrialism, early Stoneware, Creamware, Wedgewood pottery, Leeds Pottery, English style pottery, Porcelain from 1830, the modern movement of industrial ceramics from 1860, artist potters from 1860, onto the modern world with 1950's and 1960's studio pottery from various regions. Nice section on arts and crafts pottery with Grueby, Newcomb College, Bernard Leach, Rookwood monster Ali Baba vase, Clifton Indian pottery, Shoji Hamada, Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie, Dan Abeid, Adrien Dalpayrat, Arabia studio pottery forms, Picasso ceramics, Lucie Rie, Emile Decoeur, Paul Beyer, Ruth Duckworth, Jean Lerat, Bert Nienhuis, Bruno Asshoff, Jan Bontjes, Saxbo denmark pottery vase, Axel Salto, Wilhelm Kage of Gustavsberg. Peter Voulkos 25" vase, James Melchert, Daniel Rhodes, Erik Ploen of Norway. Some pre Coumbian pottery forms also shown. A very comprehensive book on en history of cermaics from it's earliest origins. A clean 352 page hard cover book with mylar cover - weigh 5 pounds. 1976 third edition.

Price: $49 plus shipping

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